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Top 10 Things To Do In Gulf Shores

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Most Popular Booked Gulf Shores Hotels

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach $144
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach

4673 Wharf Parkway West, Orange Beach, AL
     
    4.9
    of 5, from 7 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    A marina and an outdoor pool are featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

    Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL $209
    Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL

    Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL

    21196 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
       
      4.5
      of 5, from 23 reviews
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      This smoke-free hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Relax with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

      Hotel Indigo Orange Beach - Gulf Shores $153
      Hotel Indigo Orange Beach - Gulf Shores

      Hotel Indigo Orange Beach - Gulf Shores

      22843 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL
         
        4.4
        of 5, from 5 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel features 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free self parking and a free beach shuttle.

        Hampton Inn Gulf Shores $121
        Hampton Inn Gulf Shores

        Hampton Inn Gulf Shores

        1701 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL
           
          4.2
          of 5, from 19 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like on-the-go breakfast and free self parking.

          Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front $156
          Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front

          Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front

          25518 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
             
            4.1
            of 5, from 26 reviews
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            This hotel features a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and an outdoor pool. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the indoor pool and free perks like on-the-go breakfast and free self parking.

            Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach $139
            Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach

            Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach

            24700 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
               
              3.8
              of 5, from 32 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the poolside bar and enjoy free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

              Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL $100
              Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL

              Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL

              3025 W 1st ST, Gulf Shores, AL
                 
                3.6
                of 5, from 24 reviews
                2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and laundry facilities are on offer.

                Beachside Resort Hotel $95
                Beachside Resort Hotel

                Beachside Resort Hotel

                610 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
                   
                  3.0
                  of 5, from 33 reviews
                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. There's a snack bar/deli and multilingual staff can provide around-the-clock assistance.

                  Gulf Shores Activities

                  Places To Go In Gulf Shores

                  Welcome, traveler, to Gulf Shores. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in Gulf Shores

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Gulf Shores. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Gulf Shores? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Gulf Shores attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.